The following checklist will help online students complete all required procedures for taking online classes. Please print it out and check it off as you complete each task:

The following procedures are explained on a tutorial which may be accessed through the following link: Online Tutorial

  • Make sure Blackboard account is functioning
  • Know how to access your University email
  • Be able to reset your BearPass password
  • Know how to send an attachment in an email message
  • Know how to use and update My Grizzly Den information
  • How to use compression software for sending items by email
  • Know how to login to Blackboard
  • Know how to update personal information in Blackboard
  • Know how to locate your courses in Blackboard
  • Know how to navigate a Blackboard course
  • Know how to use the Blackboard Drop Box
  • Know how to use the discussion board in Blackboard

Contact your instructor during the first week of class or earlier.